Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Cardigan - Taylor Swift

Piano notes for 'cardigan' by Taylor Swift from her new album 'folklore' 


 Verse 1:

G F Eb F 

Vintage tee, brand new phone

G G       Bb    Bb     C     F

High heels on cobblestones
G       G    Bb    Bb C F 

When you are young, they assume you know nothing
G         F   Eb    G        F    Eb G      F    Eb     G F 

G F Eb F 

Sequin smile, black lipstick
G G      Bb      Bb   C  F

Sensual politics
G G Bb  Bb C F 

When you are young, they assume you know nothing
G        F    Eb    G        F      Eb G    F     Eb    G F 

G F Eb F 


Chorus 1:

But I knew you, dancin' in your Levi's
F    F    F      F      F F    F   F    F Eb 

Drunk under a streetlight, I
F          F F   F    F Eb       F G F Eb

I knew you, hand under my sweatshirt
F    F     F       F     F F    F     F  Eb 

Baby, kiss it better, I
F F      F    F F Eb  F G F Eb


Refrain:


And when I felt like I was an old cardigan
Eb      C   C  C  Bb Bb Eb Eb Eb  F G F  

Under someone's bed
Eb Eb     F G        F 

You put me on and said I was your favourite
Eb    C    C   C  Bb   Bb G  F    Eb    F G F 

G F Eb F 



Verse 2:


A friend to all is a friend to none
G    G    G  Bb G G Bb   C    F

Chase two girls, lose the one
G         G    Bb    Bb  C     F

When you are young, they assume you know nothing
G        F    Eb    G        F     Eb G     F     Eb    G  F 

G F Eb F 



Chorus 2:


But I knew you, playing hide-and-seek and
F    F    F      F      F F     F      F    F      Eb  


Giving me your weekends, I
F   F     F     F     F Eb     F G F Eb


I knew you, your heartbeat on the High Line
F    F     F       F     F F         F    F   F     Eb    


Once in twenty lifetimes, I
F F    F   F F      F  Eb     F G F Eb



Refrain:


And when I felt like I was an old cardigan
Eb      C   C  C  Bb Bb Eb Eb Eb  F G F  

Under someone's bed
Eb Eb     F G        F 

You put me on and said I was your favourite
Eb    C    C   C  Bb   Bb G  F    Eb    F G F 

G F Eb F 



Bridge:


To kiss in cars and downtown bars
C    G   C   C    C      G   C        C 

Was all we needed
Bb    C  Bb  G F Eb

You drew stars around my scars
G     Bb    Bb    Bb G   Bb  Bb 

But now I'm bleedin'
Bb   Bb  Bb  G F Eb

G F Eb F 


Chorus 3:


'Cause I knew you, steppin' on the last train
F         F    F    F       F F      F    F    F   Eb  

Marked me like a bloodstain, I
F           F     F  F     F Eb     F G F Eb


I knew you, tried to change the ending
F    F     F       F    F     F       F    F  Eb   

Peter losing Wendy, I
F F     F  F     F  Eb  F G F Eb


I knew you, leavin' like a father
F    F     F     F  F      F  F  F  Eb  

Running like water, I
F   F        F    F Eb  F G F Eb

And when you are young, they assume you know nothing
F     G        F    Eb    G        F     Eb G     F     Eb    G  F 



Verse 3:


But I knew you'd linger like a tattoo kiss
Bb  Bb  Bb   F     F  Eb  C  Bb  Bb F    F 

I knew you'd haunt all of my what-ifs
Bb  F     F      F      Eb  C  Bb  F     F  

The smell of smoke would hang around this long
F      F     F    F          Eb    C       Bb Bb  F    F

'Cause I knew everything when I was young
F         F    F     Ab G Eb    Eb   Eb  F    F

I knew I'd curse you for the longest time
F    F    F    F      Eb   C  Bb   Bb F    F 

Chasin' shadows in the grocery line
F F        F Eb      C   Bb Bb F     F 

I knew you'd miss me once the thrill expired
F    F      F      F     Eb   C    Bb  Bb     F F

And you'd be standin' in my front porch light
F       F      F   Ab G   Eb Eb  Eb     F      F 

And I knew you'd come back to me
F    F   F      F         F      F    Eb G 

You'd come back to me
F         F       F   Eb  G 

And you'd come back to me
Bb     F       F       F   Eb G 

And you'd come back
Bb      F     F        F 



Refrain:


And when I felt like I was an old cardigan
Eb      C   C  C  Bb Bb Eb Eb Eb  F G F  

Under someone's bed
Eb Eb     F G        F 

You put me on and said I was your favourite
Eb    C    C   C  Bb   Bb G  F    Eb    F G F 

G F Eb F 










About Me

These notes can be used to play the song on many instruments including the keyboard, flute, recorder and piano. The piano/keyboard I use is a Casio CT-S300 , and an older Casio CTK 240 electronic keyboard which are perfect for beginners. I also have a YouTube channel (Mint Music) where I make videos to assist you in your learning. Please feel free to comment any requests and feedback. You can find me on YouTube at:  https://www.youtube.com/c/mintmusic
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11 comments:

  1. can you do 6.18.18 (our time is up) by billie eilish

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  2. Can you do Fire on Fire by Sam Smith? It would mean a lot ^^

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  3. Can you do Betty by Taylor too? Please it'll be a gift from an angel

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  4. Can you do Betty by Taylor too? Please it'll be a gift from an angel

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  5. thank you so much!!! pls do august too if you can ❤

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  6. Can you do waves by Dean Lewis? Thanks

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  7. Last great American Dynasty by Taylor Swift too please!

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  8. lust for life by lana del ray?

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  9. EXILE by Taylor S
    wift please..!!

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  10. Could you do “you broke me first”by Tate McRae, or “everybody wants you” by Johnny Orlando

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  11. Please do exile by Taylor Swift
    Pleeeeeeaaaaaase!!!!!!

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